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Greek Prime Minister’s visit to Cyprus rescheduled for Monday, Spokesperson says

Government Spokesperson, Konstantinos Letymbiotis, announced Wednesday that the visit of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Cyprus has been rescheduled for Monday, July 31. Speaking after the Cabinet meeting and in response to journalists’ questions, Letymbiotis said that “the visit…

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Cypriot products at the “Regal Branchentreff 2023” exhibition in Vienna

Cypriot products such as halloumi, commandaria and zivania were showcased at the specialised exhibition “Regal Branchentreff 2023”, which took place in Vienna recently. In a press release on Wednesday the Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry said it participated in…

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Schengen Information System operational in Cyprus

The Schengen Information System (SIS) is operational in Cyprus, upgrading border security and policing in the country, the Ministry of Justice and Public Order said in a statement on Tuesday. As stated, the main purpose of the SIS is to…

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MEP Santos expresses will to try for new impetus to Cyprus missing persons issue

Her intention to help give new impetus to the work being done on the issue of missing persons Permanent Rapporteur of the European Parliament on the missing persons in Cyprus, Isabel Santos, expressed on Monday, after her meeting with members…

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Cyprus FM condemns Erdogan’s illegal visit to Turkish occupied areas

Nicosia CYP 21 July 2023 7:49 am The Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs has unequivocally condemned the illegal visit of the Turkish President to the occupied areas on the anniversary of the Turkish invasion as well as provocative statements on…

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The current status quo cannot be the future of Cyprus, President tells CNA

The current status quo is not and will never be accepted and cannot be the future of Cyprus, the President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides has told CNA, on the occasion of the 49th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of…

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Changes for international protection applicants in Cyprus

Cyprus’ Interior Ministry announced on Wednesday that international protection applicants who have arrived in the Republic of Cyprus from 1/01/2023 onwards, will not be eligible candidates for the voluntary relocation programme, as well as the possibility of revising the policy…

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President “cautiously optimistic” after Erdogan’s meetings with EU leaders

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides expressed “cautious optimism” after having been briefed by EU leaders, on the margins of the EU – Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) summit, regarding their discussions with Turkish President Tayip Erdogan during the…

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Appraisal drilling in “Aphrodite” completed, possibly good news, Minister says

The drilling of an appraisal well in the offshore Aphrodite natural gas field was successfully completed last week, Cyprus’ Energy Minister, Giorgos Papanastasiou, said on Monday, noting that it seems there might be positive news. In response to journalists’ questions,…

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Cyprus to take part in EIB fund in support of Ukraine’s reconstruction

The reconstruction of Ukraine will require a large-scale coordinated and collective effort by all actors in the international community, Minister for Finance Makis Keravnos said, adding that Cyprus will take part in the effort having also been a victim of…

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Cyprus News Agency and Spain’s EFE sign cooperation agreement

The Cyprus News Agency and Spain’s Agencia EFE signed recently a cooperation agreement determined to develop their professional cooperation. The agreement was signed by CNA’s Acting Director and Editor in Chief George Christodoulides and Marina Gabriela Cañas Pita de la…

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Culture Deputy Ministry announces Cyprus representation in Venice Biennale 2024

Cyprus will be represented in the 60th Venice Biennale of Art by a group consisting of the artist duo LLC (Peter Eramian, Emiddio Vasquez), the artist collective Endrosia (Alexandros Xenophontos, Andreas Andronikou, Doris Mari Demetriadou, Irini Khenkin, Marina Ashioti, Niki…